This enchanting book is the perfect way to welcome a newborn into the world. Tender paintings of babies from around the world are complemented by inspirational wisdom, diverse customs, and rituals celebrating new life. The undated format allows parents to record baby's first year milestones. From the award-winning author/illustrator team of Andrea Alban Gosline and Lisa Burnett Bossi. Nine complete at-home celebrations are described in full detail, including readings for parents and honored loved ones, ideas for making altars and sacred spaces, and activities that allow young children to participate in the happy event. This book is an indispensable guide for families seeking to welcome their babies into a modern world with the wisdom of ancient tradition. Each ceremony is accompanied by a heartwarming illustration.
Used availability for Andrea Alban Gosline's Welcoming Ways
October 2000 : USA Hardback